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Visit Elgin, Illinois

Discover things to do on an Elgin, Illinois, getaway

Shopping

With malls, boutiques, department stores, and farmers markets in the area, the Northern Fox River Valley offers shoppers a wide variety of shops to choose from. State Street Market has over 35 unique shops located in a picturesque 1920’s millworks building selling collectibles, antiques, gifts, home décor, and custom jewelry.

The Irie Cup

The Irie Cup

AJ Cravings

AJ Cravings

The Vintage Hammer

The Vintage Hammer

Floral Excellence

Floral Excellence

Able Shoppe

Able Shoppe

Meraki Market Hub

Meraki Market Hub

Around the Corner Candy

Around the Corner Candy

Old fashioned candy store. Nostalgic candy, gourmet chocolates, great black licorice variety, huge selection of gummy candy. Fall special – hand dipped caramel apples.

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Cook’s Sweet Boutique

New-Fashioned Retro Candy & Sweet Shop in Downtown Elgin! Craft sodas, specialty novelties, and accessories just a few blocks down from Festival Park.

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River Street Shoppes

River Street Shoppes is a boutique mall full of beautiful and unique shops! Small retailers have joined together to create a wonderful and simple shopping experience! Located in East Dundee’s Culinary District, right along the Fox River Trail.

Fat Cat Custom Guitars

Fat Cat Custom Guitars

Fat Cat Custom Guitars & Repair is dedicated to the pursuit of great playing, and sounding guitars. We repair, modify, customize, and build guitars with the objective of helping every player get maximum enjoyment and use out of their instrument.

River Trading Post

River Trading Post

Our home is in a great place that dates back to 1855.  You are always welcome at River Trading Post, to browse, to relax and read and to enjoy a cup of Cowboy Coffee.

Vida Yoga and Fitness

Vida Yoga and Fitness

Vida is a family owned studio that focuses on bringing balance to the body, mind, and spirit.

The Half Full Nest

The Half Full Nest

The Half Full Nest Vintage Market offers a carefully curated collection of all things lovely for the nest and beyond. We specialize in all types of vintage styles, from Farmhouse, to French Country, to Industrial, to Mid Century Modern and everything in between. We believe that your home should be a reflection of your unique personality, a… Read more »

Complete Bridal- Bridal Boys

Complete Bridal- Bridal Boys

Complete Bridal is a bridal salon located in East Dundee, IL that offers a wide variety of bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, mom’s, prom and pageant dresses. We take pride in offering the best pricing in the industry! You don’t need to spend a fortune to look like a million bucks with Complete Bridal. We are… Read more »

Elgin Farmers Market

Elgin Farmers Market

The Elgin Farmers Market is a large open air fresh market that takes place every year from early June through early October. Shoppers can find fresh locally grown produce and other locally sourced fare like, fresh honey! You can also find body care products, baked good and items for your pet. The Elgin Farmers Market… Read more »

Everything Floral

Everything Floral

Everything Floral proudly serves the West Dundee and Genoa area with 2 locations. We are family owned and operated. We are committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Because all of our customers are important, our professional staff is dedicated to making your experience a… Read more »

Town and Country Gardens

Town and Country Gardens

Town & Country Gardens is proud to continue hand-delivering premium floral arrangements and gift baskets to the Elgin community. We help strengthen relationships, give love and support, and celebrate life’s special moments. We make birthdays, anniversaries, commemorating a loved one, and every little “just because” moment in between an easy and welcoming experience. With FREE* Same Day… Read more »

Debi’s Designs

Debi’s Designs

For the best and freshest flowers in South Elgin, Debi’s Designs has exactly what you’re looking for! Check out our wide selection of flower arrangements to make your next occasion memorable. Debi’s Designs proudly serves the South Elgin area. We are family owned and operated. We are committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements… Read more »

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Target – 300 Randall Elgin

Target Corporation (Target) is a general merchandise retailer selling products through its stores and digital channels. Its digital channels include a range of general merchandise, including a range of items found in its stores, along with an assortment, such as additional sizes and colors sold only online.

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Target – South Elgin

Target Corporation (Target) is a general merchandise retailer selling products through its stores and digital channels. Its digital channels include a range of general merchandise, including a range of items found in its stores, along with an assortment, such as additional sizes and colors sold only online.

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Wal-Mart Elgin

Walmart Inc., formerly Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.

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Walmart Carpentersville

Walmart Inc., formerly Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is an American  retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets discount department stores, and grocery stores.

Idaly Beauty Spaces

Idaly Beauty Spaces

Workspace and community for beauty professionals. We provide beauty professionals with a beautiful workspace for clients but also shared workspace for them to work on their business. We also provide business guidance as well as marketing support.

Klein’s Farm & Garden Market

Klein’s Farm & Garden Market

Klein’s is family owned and operated farm with three retail locations. Two smaller locations are in Elgin, and Udina while the farm is located in Burlington IL. From Burlington is where theyprovide whole sale business from. They have been part of the local business community in northern Illinois for over 50 years.

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SAMA

Creating a community of people that focus on health and wellness through yoga, personal training, massage therapy and holistic healing practices.   ____ Different styles of yoga including Alignment Based Vinyasa, Anusara, Vinyasa, Yin, Therapeutic, Restorative, and our specialized Sama Flow classes. Personal and Small Group Training, Fitness classes including Strength and Conditioning, Metabolic Interval,… Read more »

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Catering Made Simple

Catering Made Simple has gained recognition throughout the Chicagoland area as a full-service catering company with the friendliest, most hardworking staff! They are dedicated to enhancing and projecting their client’s own good taste in our cuisine. Aside from specialty menu items, they also specialize in creating sumptuous custom menus that incorporate what they do best… Read more »

Cook’s Ice Cream

Cook’s Ice Cream

“Cook’s Ice Cream” Cart & Concessions is a mobile event company providing premium hard-scooped ice cream, floats, and other treats for private events.

Craft Donuts + Coffee

Craft Donuts + Coffee

Craft Donuts + Coffee makes small batch handcrafted donuts served with locally roasted coffee. Flavors will vary daily but they cover everything from sweet to savory to gluten-free to vegan. Foodies have to check this unique shop out!  

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Eternal Tan – Elgin

Looking for a quick and comfortable tan? Stop at Eternal Tan right on Us 20 in Elgin.

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Salon Urbane

Salon Urbane Is located next to Elgin’s famous Country Donuts. We are west of Randall Road off Route 20. Owned by Christine Wozniak, a designer/educator for the product line RUSK, she has developed an inviting, salon atmosphere.

Mama Lee’s Gourmet Popcorn – Spring Hill Mall

Mama Lee’s Gourmet Popcorn – Spring Hill Mall

Mama Lee’s Popcorn is known for their gourmet popcorn and”Pop-tastic” experience all visitors receive when they enter the doors. The Spring Hill Mall location is on level 1 near Sears. Grab some popcorn and continue your indoor shopping experience. Have you heard the Popcorn Song! Popcorn Dance! song?

Mama Lee’s Gourmet Popcorn – Downtown Elgin

Mama Lee’s Gourmet Popcorn – Downtown Elgin

Mama Lee’s Popcorn is known for their gourmet popcorn and”Pop-tastic” experience all visitors receive when they enter the doors. The downtown Elgin shop is located near the Chicago Street parking garage and just a couple blocks from the Elgin Metra stop. Have you heard the Popcorn Song! Popcorn Dance! song?

Eastside Café

Eastside Café

Whether you are looking for some unique foodie gifts for someone or feel like getting creative in the kitchen, The Uncommon Palate will help you. “A shop dedicated to inspiring you with personality, good eats, full bodied beverages, and culinary adventures.”

Otter Creek Wine & Spirits

Otter Creek Wine & Spirits

Specialty wine, spirits and craft beer shop located at the Otter Creek Shopping Center. They are committed to making your experience one that will bring you back again and again. From the selection they carry, to the fixtures in the store, they have one goal in mind: to be your Wine and Spirits (and Beer)… Read more »

Stiching on State

Stiching on State

Stitching On State is located in a beautiful, historic home in Hampshire, Illinois. We offer high quality quilting fabric, new and pre-owned sewing machines, quilting and embroidery supplies and classes, and much more. Stitching On State is an authorized Bernina & Pfaff sewing machine sales and service shop serving quilters and sewing customers in McHenry county, Kane county,… Read more »

Book Lady’s Book Attic

Book Lady’s Book Attic

Welcome to the BookLady’s Book Attic, a cozy space for book loving adults and children on the upper level of a 125 year old (white) house above 4 other businesses below Regretfully the upper level is not wheelchair accessible. Our location sits on the corner of Oak Ave., and Oneida in the downtown historic district… Read more »

Whatnots & Whimsies

Whatnots & Whimsies

The historical integrity of Chicago Street in the heart of downtown Elgin creates a charming backdrop for many Vintage / Antique shops and small businesses. Voted a new favorite kid on the block is our shop WHATNOTS & WHIMSIES Antiques & Resale. This whimsical destination features room after room of antiques and vintages treasures! Follow… Read more »

Elgin Fresh Market – Summit Store

Elgin Fresh Market – Summit Store

We’re a specialty store with a Latin Flair! The words “grocery store” or “supermercado” just can’t capture all you’ll discover, enjoy and experience at our two Elgin Fresh Market locations. With deliveries up to six days a week direct from farms, specialty food distributors and other suppliers we know and trust that our quality and… Read more »

Dulces Boutique

Dulces Boutique

Dulces Boutique is a family-owned store providing a wide variety of celebratory apparel and party supplies to the Chicagoland area. We have two locations, one in Elgin, IL and one in Palatine, IL. We boast a variety of formal gowns for all occasions. Our various styles accentuate each woman’s unique beauty, making it simple to… Read more »

Rediscover Records

Rediscover Records

Rediscover Records has the best in brand new releases in the vinyl format as well as an incomparable selection of pre-played vinyl records. Get them on 33, 45, and 78! We have record accessories, turntables, T-Shirts, and we are a great way to spend a portion of your afternoon.

Terri Lynn Outlet Store

Terri Lynn Outlet Store

Stop by our Elgin outlet store, and bring home some of our delicious nuts, snacks, and chocolates! Be sure to check out our exclusive seasonal specials!

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Cuisine America Catering

Our food is all made with natural, fresh ingredients that we source locally. Let us know if you have dietary restrictions – our friendly staff will help you find just the meal you want. Having a small, intimate event or a 1000+ person extravaganza? We’re equipped to handle anything from appetizers to a gourmet feast!… Read more »

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Barb’s Studio

Barb’s Studio 104 is a salon in East Dundee, IL 60118. Salons like Barb’s Studio 104 offer services that often include haircuts, nails services, waxing, manicures, and pedicures. Contact Barb’s Studio 104 and discuss your beauty needs or stop by at 210C Penny Avenue, East Dundee, IL 60118. For a description of services offered, call Barb’s… Read more »

Elgin Knit Works

Elgin Knit Works

Elgin Knit Works is a yarn store with a vintage urban feel located in historic downtown Elgin, in a building dating to 1872 .  Established in 2012, Elgin Knit Works is evolving and always looking to bring in new yarns and fibers. Our focus on supporting independent artists is reflected in our selection of yarn… Read more »

Elgin Fresh Market – McLean Blvd

Elgin Fresh Market – McLean Blvd

We’re a specialty store with a Latin Flair! The words “grocery store” or “supermercado” just can’t capture all you’ll discover, enjoy and experience at our two Elgin Fresh Market locations. With deliveries up to six days a week direct from farms, specialty food distributors and other suppliers we know and trust that our quality and… Read more »

Elgin Clock Repair

Elgin Clock Repair

Elgin Clock Repair was founded in 1981 in Elgin, Illinois. The business has moved twice over the years to accommodate growth and expansion into retail sales. A second store was opened in Naperville Illinois in 1996. Since its formation Elgin Clock Repair has established an increasingly widespread reputation for high quality work.

Butera Finer Foods

Butera Finer Foods

Supermarket offering groceries, an on-site bakery & a deli with imported meats & cheeses.

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Asian Food Market

Great place to get your Laos and Thai ingredients and food.

The Estate Store

The Estate Store

We feature a unique blend of collectibles, jewelry, furniture, and more. We buy, sell, and appraise!

D & M Perlman Fine Jewelry

D & M Perlman Fine Jewelry

D & M Perlman is the largest fine jewelry and gifts store in Illinois! For three generations we have been dedicated to providing our customers with the finest quality jewelry, gemstones, gallery art, and above all, the highest standards in diamond expertise. Of all of the fine products we offer, we are proudest of our… Read more »

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Shady Lady

Offers Vintage Refurbished Chandeliers, Lamps & Shades. We specialize in complete lamp services and restorations.  Vintage Chandeliers and Lamps, all Rewired repaired and refinished. Lamp Parts and Accessories Available Custom Designed Lamps & Shades Refurbished Vintage Chandeliers Lamps and Shades

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Forever After Collectibles/ Yugiohmint

We sell trading card games such as Yu-Gi-Oh!, Cardfight!! Vanguard, BuddyFight, Force of Will, Magic The Gathering, Weiss Schwarz and now our sister store (Eternal Relic Games) card game, Crusaders of Lornia. We also have everything else you need to build your decks: Deck Boxes, protective sleeves over almost every color, hard case top loaders,… Read more »

Banbury Fair

Banbury Fair

We specialize in Women’s Clothing, accessories, children’s clothing, gift items, and baby gifts.

Midwest Retro

Midwest Retro

We scour the Midwest for unique and stylish vintage cottage, farmhouse and industrial decor for your home or business. Authorized retailer of CeCe Caldwell’s Chalk & Clay Paint line. Check our website for the current list of furniture painting classes!

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Honey Poo Poo’s

Looking for one-of-a-kind treasures that you won’t find ANYWHERE else? Try Honey Poo Poo’s in East Dundee (inside Artisticology) for * Unique Garden Art w/teacups, saucers and even holiday themed! * Dazzling Boot Bling * Sparkling Zipper Pulls* Wine & Liquor Bottle Lamps * Smushed Wine Bottle Functional Art * Colorful Paintings * Unique Purses… Read more »

Salon Couture

Salon Couture

Our Mission at Salon Couture is to instill in our guests a greater sense of their true beauty. We are a full service Aveda Concept Salon offering the latest services and newest products to help our clients achieve the sense of beauty and well-being that they seek in a salon. By creating a family of… Read more »

Rieke Office Interiors

Rieke Office Interiors

We’ve built the perfect environment for creativity and collaboration and we want to share this space with you! We invite your team to our facility to experience the ROI R-Lab. The R-Lab can accommodate twenty people seated conference room-style or fifty people seated classroom-style. We’ve fully equipped the space with the tools needed to get… Read more »

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Spa Bleü

Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa promoting a healthy mind and body. Services include: Hair Services, Nail Services and Services for Men.

Fisher Nuts Outlet Store

Fisher Nuts Outlet Store

Fisher Nuts Outlet Store is located off of Randall Road and I 90. Stop in the outlet store for all of your nut and cooking needs.

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Jewelry Rocks

We create one of a kind jewelry and jewelry boxes that are each a unique piece of art. These timeless one of a kind necklaces will surly make you stand out! The right necklace will inspire you and project your real self. Want to be Romantic, Passionate, Edgy, Impressive, Cool or simply elegant? Your necklace… Read more »

LadyBug Lane

LadyBug Lane

LadyBug lane is a fun, festive boutique featuring unique gifts and home decorations. The perfect location for one of a kind gifts, crafts and home decor.

Lolly’s Doll Houses

Lolly’s Doll Houses

From dollhouses to accessories and everything in between.

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Oberweis Dairy

We have been serving up Super Premium Ice Cream in our old-fashioned ice cream shops since 1951. Whether we deliver right to your door, or you visit one of our dairy stores, you can be confident that our quality and service will always be “Simply the Best”.

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Randy’s Vegetables

Looking for fresh produce? Look no further than Randy’s Vegetables Farm Stand.  

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Forever After Antiques & Collectibles

Antique store in Bartlett.

Elgin Antiques & Uniques

Elgin Antiques & Uniques

Multi-dealer two floor store of antiques, collectibles, and vintage items located in the heart of Downtown Elgin.

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Good Old Days Antique Shop

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Collingbourne’s Interesting Things

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Corner Antiques

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Two Doors Down Antiques

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Huntley Antique & Jewelry Mall

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Elgin Shopping Mall

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State Street Market Shops

The Fox Valley’s Largest Gift ~ Collectibles ~ Antique ~ Shop 10,000 square feet of one floor shopping bliss offering a diverse selection of merchandise; including antiques, collectibles, specialty items, unique gifts, home decor, and furniture. We also offer our own full service jewelry store, the Golden Chain! We have the shopping amenities that are… Read more »

Spring Hill Mall

Spring Hill Mall

Shopping Center with more than 120 retailers and eateries including Macy’s, Carson’s, Barnes & Noble, Victoria’s Secret, Bath and Body Works, The Children’s Place, Gymboree, Panera Bread and more! FREE mall-wide WIFI

The Fox and The Filly

The Fox and The Filly

Specializing in Beautiful, Casual to Cocktail Women’s Apparel (Tops, Jeans, Jackets, Skirts & Dresses), Handcrafted Jewelry, Accessories, Handbags & Unique Gifts with a Rustic Boho Chic flare! One of a kind Handcrafted Jewelry.

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